"Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change."
Stephen Covey

"I've realised that at the top of the mountain, there's another mountain."
Andrew Garfield

"Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you're doing. If you're not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it."
Aretha Franklin

"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."
Ayn Rand

"To me, nothing is more fascinating or theatrical than real life. These people are in dire situations, where something extreme has happened in their lives."
Debra Messing

"A day without sunshine is like, you know, night."
Steve Martin

"Because you are women, people will force their thinking on you, their boundaries on you. They will tell you how to dress, how to behave, who you can meet and where you can go. Don't live in the shadows of people's judgement. Make your own choices in the light of your own wisdom."
Amitabh Bachchan

"When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth."
Sara Teasdale

"A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking."
Jerry Seinfeld

"We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee."
Marian Wright Edelman

"As far as expectations go, you can never work for expectations. You have to work against them."

"Happiness is making your dreams come true."
Jourdan Dunn

"The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey."
Sarah Fielding

"It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation."
Herman Melville

"Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve."
JK Rowling

"You will never win if you never begin."
Helen Rowland

"Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction."
Anne Frank

"Flowers grow out of dark moments."
Corita Kent

"You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need."
Vernon Howard

"First comes thought; then organisation of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination."
Napoleon Hill

"In reality art is always for everyone and for no one."
Eugenio Montale

"Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world."
George Bernard Shaw

"Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space."
Orson Scott Card

"Patience is the companion of wisdom."
Saint Augustine

"Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself."
Henry Ward Beecher

"It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped."
Tony Robbins

"Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens."
Douglas William Jerrold

"Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad."
Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance."
Nikola Tesla

"Language is a virus from outer space."
William S. Burroughs

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